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Dr. Phil. Ruth MÜLLER Assistant Professor for Science & Technology Policy, Technical University of Munich


2001-2007 Studies of Molecular Biology, Specializations in Genetics, Cell biology, Science &Technology Studies, University of Vienna
2005-2007 Researcher and M.Sc. Student
2007-2012 Ph.D Student, Department of Science & Technology Studies, University of Vienna
2012-2013 Postdoc, Austrian Institute of International Affairs, Science & Technology Policy Group, Vienna
2013-2015 Research Policy Group, Lund University, Lund
since 2015 Appointment as Tenure Track Professor for Science & Technology Policy at the Munich Center for Technology in Society, a co-appointment with the TUM School of Life Sciences Weihenstephan
 Visiting scholar at the Science & Justice Research Center, University of California Santa Cruz, U.S. (2010, 2011 & 2014).


European Association for the Social Studies of Science [EASST]
Society for Social Studies of Science (4S)
STS Austria


Kenney, Martha and Ruth Müller (forthcoming): Of Rats and Women: Narratives of Motherhood in Environmental Epigenetics. BioSocieties
Fochler, Maximilian, Felt, Ulrike, Müller, Ruth: Unsustainable growth, hyper-competition, and worth in doing research. Narrowing regimes of valuation in doctoral and postdoctoral life scientists work and lives. Minerva, online first, DOI 10.1007/s11024-016-9292-y.2016
Müller, Ruth : Postdoctoral Life Scientists and Supervision Work in the New Corporate University: A Case Study of Changes in the Cultural Norms of Science. Minerva, 52(3), 329-349.2014
Pickersgill, Martyn, Niewöhner, Jörg, Martin, Paul, Müller, Ruth and Sarah Cunningham-Burley: Mapping the New Molecular Landscape: Social and Ethical Aspects of Epigenetics. New Genetics & Society 32, 429-447. 2013


Marie Curie Co-Fund Fellowship, FORTE, Swedish Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare, 2014
Doc.Award for Outstanding Doctoral Thesis, University of Vienna, Austria, 2012
Dissertation Research Fellowship, University of Vienna, Austria, 2011
Mobility Research Fellowship of the Austrian Genome Research Program  Gen-AU , Federal Ministry for Science & Research Austria, 2010